Death Row Prisoner Mohammad Ramadan Pleads with Pope to Aid his Release
Death row inmate Mohammad Ramadan has urged Pope Francis to call for his release during the pontiff's visit to the Gulf state and to ask the king of Bahrain to release him and reunite him with him family and children.
Bahrain's Shiites Hope Pope Raises Human Rights Concerns During His Visit
The country's majority Shiite opposition and human rights activists in Bahrain called on Pope Francis to raise human rights concerns in his first-ever papal trip to Bahrain this week.
US State Department Reports Religious Freedoms Violations in Bahrain in 2011
The U.S. State Department published its 2021 Report on International Religious Freedom: Bahrain. What is clear after reading this report is the ruling family in Bahrain uses religious discrimination as a tool in the preservation of its authoritarianism.
Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, Other Prisoners of Conscience Face Reprisals in Bahrain
Reliable local reports confirmed that the Jaw Prison administration is currently targeting prominent human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and other prisoners of conscience in Bahrain with reprisals, Ifex website reported GHCR statement as saying.
Sadiq Died from Injury in his Eye, Sickle Cell Anemia in his Blood and Grief in his Soul
In the summer of 2017, at the Tos Hotel café in the holy city of Mashhad, Sadiq Al-Hayeki sat among a group of forcibly deported citizens from Bahrain, with an exhausted body from the Sickle Cell Anemia disease (sickler).
Academic Nader Kadhim Released a Week After his Arrest
The Bahraini security authorities released prominent academic Dr. Nader Kadhim on Wednesday (July 27, 2022) a week after his arrest, while the reasons behind his detention remained unknown.
Reports about Academic Nader Kadhim's Dismissal from his Job at University of Bahrain
Activists have circulated news of the dismissal of Bahraini academic Dr. Nader Kadhim from his position at the University of Bahrain on various social media platforms.
Amnesty Int'l Calls for Urgent Action to Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
Amnesty International called for an urgent action to release imprisoned academic in Bahrain Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace.
Amnesty Int'l: Prison Officials' Inadequate Response to Tuberculosis Cases in Jaw prison Puts Prisoners' Health at Serious Risk
Bahraini authorities' inadequate response to people with tuberculosis in Jaw prison is inconsistent with their human rights obligations and especially the right to health, Amnesty International said.
Bahraini Prison Officer "Laughed" as Inmates Requested Help to Transfer over Tuberculosis Outbreak
An officer in Bahrain's Jaw prison laughed when inmates pleaded for an inmate with tuberculosis (TB) to be transferred for care this week, according to a recording of a detainee heard by Middle East Eye.
Amnesty Int'l: Gross Negligence in Face of Confirmed Tuberculosis Infections at Jaw Prison
Amnesty International said in a tweet that the Bahraini authorities are acting with gross negligence in the face of confirmed tuberculosis infections at Jaw Prison.
Fears of Tuberculosis Outbreak at Prison as Detainees Fall Ill
A Bahraini political prisoner with tuberculosis says he fears he will die soon if authorities withhold further medical care from him, as two other inmates say they have symptoms of the illness but have not been tested or treated.
230 HR Violations in April, Including 10 Political Verdicts: Al-Wefaq Report
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that last April witnessed peaceful protests and demonstration marking Al-Quds Day, noting that the society monitored several violations, such as summoning citizens, including human rights figures.
Deighton Pierce Glynn, Gulf Centre for Human Rights Call for Use of Magnitsky Sanctions against Bahrain: Report
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Deighton Pierce Glynn (DPG) published a report titled Accountability for Torture in Bahrain: A Call for Magnitsky Sanctions.
Detainee Transferred to Solitary Confinement for Demanding Treatment: Audio Recording
In an audio recording from inside the prison, detainee Hussein Al-Sahlawi complained that he had been denied treatment, despite suffering from serious symptoms as a result of contracting Coronavirus last February.
Global Citizen Issues Petition to Release Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
Global Citizen launched via its website a petition to demand the release of human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.
US State Department Report Criticizes Bahrain's HR, Political Situation: Absence of Environment Conducive to Holding Free Elections
The 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices issued by the US Department of State has criticized the Bahraini authorities and Bahrain's political and human rights situation.
Hussein Al-Sahlawi's Family Expresses Concern over his Safety due to Preventing him from Treatment
Family of detainee Hussein Al-Sahlawi has reiterated concerns for his safety as he complains of medical negligence, despite earlier demands to provide him treatment for the complications he suffers after being infected with Coronavirus.
Juveniles in Dry Dock Prison Denied Suhoor Meals since 5 days
Juveniles in the Dry Dock Prison complained that they have been denied Suhoor meals for more than five days, human rights groups reported.
Zaynab Al-Khawaja via Twitter: They Arrested My Father 11 Years Ago and They're still Not Done Torturing Him
Zaynab Al-Khawaja recalled in a series of Tweets the night her father, prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, was arrested 11 years ago.